Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann did not receive the recognition due for his masterful management in seeking passage, heading off federal resistance and in implementation of Mississippi's voter ID law.
President Barack Obama delivered his last State of the Union speech on the same day Gov. Phil Bryant delivered his last inaugural message. Even though they are not exactly twins when it comes to their politics, there was a pattern. Both talked about where we had been, where we are now and what's left to do.
Thanks to social media and its capacity to fuel instant outrage, the wider world has met Jackson City Council member Kenneth I. Stokes, proudly representing Ward 3. He flickered, flamed, then fizzled in cyberspace last week.
Hillary Clinton doesn't have to wait for Christmas to get her gift. Donald Trump has been her Santa. He's outrageous, so he commands all the ink and air time -- so all her skeletons sit safely in the cupboard.